Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Captivating Captured Chairs

I highly recommend visiting the eerie and ethereal Chiharu Shiota show at the Rochester (Minnesota) Art Center.  A cobweb environment made of black string is stretched throughout a large exhibition … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Testing the Time Lapse Feature; I’m Not Sure This Qualifies as an “Action” Movie

My husband received a GoPro camera for Christmas.  It’s a cool toy, one that most people use for recording action sports.  I have not used it for recording my slalom … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Perhaps There is a Latent Textile Gene in my Daughter After All

Even though my daughter remembers waking on weekend mornings to the thump, thump of the loom below her room, she was never interested in following in my textile footsteps.  No … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Projects OFF the Loom

Although I’m mostly “bound to weave,” other projects come up.  For a fun mother-daughter night, I took a class on making small felted animals at the Textile Center this week, … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Wheat Harvester Tapestry: Off the Loom

My tapestry of  wheat harvest in August, woven in Helena Hernmarck’s technique, is finally finished, before the end of our record-breaking winter.  When the car and street look like this… … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 3 Comments